Drought and now bushfires are affecting Maranoa communities, particularly on the Granite Belt.

Support and assistance is now available for primary producers, small businesses and not for profits affected by bushfires.

Details on income assistance for people affected by bushfires are available here.

Or phone the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349.

To read the seasonal bushfire outlook, visit: www.bnhcrc.com.au/hazardnotes.

Red Cross has tools and resources to help people prepare for disasters, available at: https://www.redcross.org.au/prepare.